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31
Mar
2015

Ann Thomson in conversation with Anna Johnson

On Saturday 4 April, we will be happy to receive Ann Thomson and Anna Johnson (editor of the artist’s monograph). Join them in conversation as they explore this exhibition of recent works in context of the artist’s broader achievements and career. This will be a fantastic way to celebrate the closing of Ann’s exhibition Freehand […]

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30
Mar
2015

Deborah Hart launches Roy Jackson monograph at DHG Friends’ night

Deborah Hart, senior curator at the National Gallery of Australia, gave a very moving speech at our last Friends’ night when she launched the new monograph about Roy Jackson. She summoned his subtle and contentious character and the concerns he channeled into his paintings.  Thank you to all who joined us to celebrate the event. […]

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30
Mar
2015

“A born-again fan of Jackson’s work” – a review by John McDonald

John McDonald gave a glowing review in the Sydney Morning Herald about Roy Jackson’s work, his retrospective exhibition at S.H. Ervin Gallery and the monograph about him that was recently published under the imprimatur of Drill Hall Gallery Publishing. “He stubbornly believed the only thing that counted was the quality of the work, not the […]

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23
Mar
2015

Twilight concert: music, art and champagne by Carl Rafferty

A twilight concert with art and champagne…who could ask for more? Carl Rafferty is the producer of the acclaimed “Opera by Candlelight” concerts. On March 28 and 29, he will present the first of a series of twilight concerts at the Drill Hall Gallery. Please join us for a special entertainment: beautiful music, a wonderful […]

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20
Mar
2015

Next Friends’ Night: Deborah Hart launches the new Roy Jackson monograph

For our next Friends’ Night, on March 27, Deborah Hart, senior curator of Australian painting and sculpture after 1920 at the National Gallery of Australia, will be launching a new monograph about Roy Jackson. The book appears under the imprimatur of Drill Hall Gallery Publishing. Drill Hall Gallery director Terence Maloon wrote the introduction and […]

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17
Mar
2015

Last call to join Terence Maloon on his trip to Venice and Padua

ANYONE FOR VENICE?  April 2015 Would you like to join me for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Venice and Padua? So, why don’t you? I am planning a trip for the latter half of April conducted under the auspices of the Friends of the ANU Drill Hall Gallery. This is going to be significantly different from […]

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16
Mar
2015

Jeanette Brand is chilling out in Madrid

Jeanette Brand, manager of outreach membership and education at the Drill Hall Gallery, is on a three months holiday and will be based in Madrid, where she and her husband David have rented a comfortable apartment not far from the Prado. As you can see from her satisfied smile, the climate agrees with her.

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16
Mar
2015

The Venice Guggenheim Charles Pollock Retrospective

Check it out on the Guggenheim’s website.

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10
Mar
2015

Launching the new monograph about Roy Jackson

The Roy Jackson retrospective, last seen at the Drill Hall Gallery in September-November 2013, now has a new lease of life in Sydney at the S.H. Ervin Gallery on Observatory Hill (closes 12 April). This new version of the exhibition has been rapturously acclaimed, and Deborah Heart, Senior Curator of Australian Art at the National […]

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10
Mar
2015

“An astonishing revelation” Sasha Grishin’s review of freehand: recent works by Ann Thomson

About our current exhibition freehand: recent works by Ann Thomson, Sasha Grishin wrote in The Canberra Times: “This exhibition, which has been selected from the past seven years, comes as quite an astonishing revelation by an artist who combines a sureness of touch with a striking vitality plus a heightened sense of visual intelligence. She […]

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